Friday 06 July 2012

Late News 05/07 Penzance: Siskin over Heamoor and Dipper and Green Woodpecker by Trannack allotments. (P St Pierre)

Late News 05/07 Truro: m Siskin in a private garden. (D Jenkins)Late News 05/07 Tresillian: Barn Owl carrying food, late at night. (D Eva)

Late News 05/07 Rosudgan: Barn Owl in the evening. (I Webster)

Late News 05/07 Lamorna: Barn Owl near the Merry Maidens in the morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Late News 05/07 Porthgwarra: Bee-eater between Porthgwarra and Roskestal in the morning.

Rinsey Head: So far this year there have been four different French ringed birds in the colony, one certainly breeding, though the others may be ‘squatters’. There has also been another at Towan Head. There have been just 6 previous records of French-ringed Kittiwakes in Cornwall according to BTO. (M Grantham)

French ringed Kittiwakes at Rinsey. M Grantham & T Blunden

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Cormorant, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 1+ Greylag, 26 Mallard, 6 Moorhen plus 2 chicks, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 ad male Stonechat, Sedge Warblers, Reed Warblers and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Penzance: Drake Eider off the station. (L Proctor)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 5 Common Tern, 4 Med Gull, 1 Black-tailed Godwit and 4 Common Sandpiper on Ryan’s Field this morning over high tide. (L Proctor)

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only): 2 Mute Swan, 155 Canada Geese, 21 Greylag, 15 hybrid geese, 27 Mallard, 5 Call Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant (1 showing characters of ssp sinensis), 1 Grey Heron, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Buzzard, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Reed Warbler, 3 Sedge Warbler and 2+ Whitethroat. (D Parker)

Mousehole: 30 Common Scoter on the sea off Penlee Point. (B Dodd)

Rock: 22 Med Gulls (8 ad, 6 2s, 6 1s & 2 juv) and 9 Sandwich Terns offshore. (D Julian)

Penryn, Gorrangorras: 1 Greenshank, 12 Redshank, 2 Little Egret and 24 Black-headed Gull, including 1 juvenile over high tide this morning. (J St Ledger)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): 2 Green Sandpiper. (D Julian)

Clapper Marshes: Common Sandpiper. (D Julian)

Wadebridge: Ad Med Gull flew over heading for the estuary at 14:00. (D Julian)

Penzance: Dipper again at Heamoor. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Cot Valley: A totally unconfirmed report of an unseasonal Yellow-browed Warbler by the sewerage pump house.